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The Tomb of Perneb at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

July 14, 2016

Adventures in History and Archaeology

It has been almost 6 weeks since I’ve posted anything, but that doesn’t mean no work is getting done.  I’m busy writing a paper for the HARN/Swedish Institute Conference in October; working on a volume of edited correspondence (more on which later); and other summer activities like grants, reworking syllabi, and hanging out with my son and husband more.  In two weeks I leave for Wyoming for a vacation–yes, VACATION.

In the process of the above mentioned research, I’ve found a lot of really great stories that will be posted here in the coming weeks.  One of the most fascinating is the story of the collection and installation of the mastaba tomb of Perneb at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.  Thankfully, they tell their own story on their website.  If you have any questions about anything at the MMA, their website is really good.  They have videos, images, links for…

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